Barth, George, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1952-1953, 00GC, 5th Infantry Division
Service Years
1918 - 1957
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General

Ten Overseas Service Bars

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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Aug 16, 1969
Location of Interment
Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery - Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Commissioned in June 1918 in the Infantry.

Transferred to Field Artillery in Aug 1923.

Commanded the 357th Infantry Regiment in the ETO, earning a Combat Infantry Badge, even though he was FA.

Commanded the 25th DIVARTY July 50 - May 51 in South Korea.

Retired on 31 DEC 1957.




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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
8th Infantry DivisionU.S. ArmyHQ, US Army Cadet CommandCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
9th Infantry Division90th Infantry DivisionDivision Artillery (DIVARTY) 25th Infantry Division 5th Infantry Division
  1919-1921, 8th Infantry Division
  1925-1926, 6, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1927-1930, 2520, ROTC Auburn, Montgomery (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1934-1936, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1943-1944, 2010, 9th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 1542, 90th Infantry Division
  1950-1951, 00GC, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 25th Infantry Division
  1952-1953, 00GC, 5th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1915-1918, United States Military Academy
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